• is the site of our local visitors’ bureau — here you’ll find extensive info about lodging, restaurants, and other things to explore while you’re in Bloomington.
  • Check BIRA (Bloomington Independent Restaurant Association) for interesting independent eateries.
  • The City of Bloomington’s BEAD (Bloomington Entertainment and Arts District) helps locals and visitors alike get a better grasp on Bloomington’s diverse and extensive arts offerings.
  • Walk (or bike) the B-Line Trail. It’s a rails-to-trails urban park with public art and easy access to restaurants and other places of interest downtown.
  • World music publicity firm rockpaperscissors is Bloomington-based. Their client roster includes many Lotus Festival faves.

Also of interest …